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  1. Matt Reddick's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    This is the tension-filled gem that I thought Good Time was going to be...

  2. Max Swanson's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Anonymously directed, shot and framed like a film school thesis and most offensively, often boring as shit. Politically confused, mindlessly paced and ultimately a pretty useless piece of trash cinema. It gets one star simply for its 30 minute finale which finally finds its footing as the pulpy, ultra violent trash film it struggles to be for its first 90 minutes.

  3. Mario Tomchev's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    A bit dumb, yet another richly entertaining exploitation from Zahler.

  4. Jeremy Ashlyn's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    don johnson is no kurt russell. zahler no refn.

  5. Graham Ball's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Wow! Vince Vaughan 1 - Car 0... basically a total career resurrection for Vaughan. Man, he is a bone-crunching, ass-kicking machine! This film has come out of nowhere to top my list of year bests. It's just such a brutal exploitation flick, but it makes no apologies and delivers on every level. The descent of Vaughan's character (a good man just capable of extreme acts of violence) is compelling! Watch this film!

  6. ‏ㅤ's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

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  7. João Biscaia's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

  8. Konrad Szlendak's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Now that's a genuine slow burner... this shit is creeping up on you while you're trying to figure out where this is going. There's one moment when you finally say WTF! and then it's an uphill of a real gore treat. This dude knows how to exploit. He couldn't possibly copy the classics, he's just too smart for that!

  9. Pauline's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

  10. catbug's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    This movie is shot like a CW show. It looks bad.

  11. paul_quixote's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Here's what I texted a friend after watching: "Never thought I'd see a hyperviolent cross between Finding Nemo and Unforgiven but here we are." Had me squirming the whole time. Really good casting, almost every role has a pop to it. Vince handled his large number of great lines well. He's very funny in the way normal ass people are sometimes funny.

  12. FCC 86's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    "South of okay, north of cancer"

  13. Luis Pires's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    After Bone Tomahawk, this was a bit disappointing.

  14. Levi Miah's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Riffing on classic exploitation with almost comic levels of violence and story, but ultimately transcending its stylistic roots by embracing a pervading undercurrent of melancholy and a spiralling loss of freedom that comes from serious, grounded commentary on the prison system. This is highlighted brilliantly in not only its gradually darkening cinematography but a brutal, emotionally rich performance from Vaughn.

  15. Alex's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

  16. Polyglot's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Man, Vince when through all that and I bet it's not even his baby. :p

  17. Daniél Lindström's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    This director is insane in the good way.

  18. saitosouta's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    "Brawl in Cell Block 99" is an overwhelming epic about grimy knuckle written by blood on blueish rubbish heap of crime, in which a cross engraved on a bare scalp sublimates kind of banal & simple story of violence into the sublime dirge dedicated to grindhouse movies. For sublimity and holiness with Sachlichkeit, S. Craig Zahler is Robert Bresson in American contemporary cinema. Yeah, I'm dead serious.

  19. Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    To define Zahler's throwback film as "exploitation" is to disregard its emotional truth. Brawl is tough to watch, but it never settles with being sensationalist or controversial. There's a purpose to the violence, and it's driven by a moral compass, impressive restraint and an expertly told narrative. Brawl is the type of American cinema that isn't being made anymore, one that the industry so desperately needs.

  20. Elena Lazic's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

  21. HKFanatic's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

    S. Craig Zahler can join Jeremy Saulnier and Denis Villeneuve on the shortlist of the most interesting genre filmmakers working today. His latest, "Brawl in Cell Block 99," is a whip-smart neo-noir that slowly transforms before our eyes into a grimly humorous midnight movie, as we watch Vince Vaughn's character descend into a fascist netherworld where his only recourse is the extreme limits of bodily violence.

  22. Mr.Pacha's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

  23. OldGermanCurrency's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99

  24. Giacomo Pozzi's rating of the film Brawl in Cell Block 99